This museum-aquarium offers a two-in-one sea spectacular. The museum encompasses all aspects - zoological, paleontological, ... More
Musee Aquarium d'Arcachon (Arcachon Museum & Aquarium)
This museum-aquarium offers a two-in-one sea spectacular. The museum encompasses all aspects - zoological, paleontological, geological, archaeological and historical of life under the sea (not forgetting oyster farming), while the aquarium uncovers some of the most extraordinary specimens of local sea creatures such as mollusks, crustaceans, fish from the sandy beds and even green turtles. The aquarium's 36 tanks hold a total of 55,000 liters of seawater. Since 1867, the museum-aquarium has worked alongside laboratories at the University of Marine Biology and together they form the marine biology station.
The beautiful Museum of French America (Le Musee de l'Amerique française) offers many multidisciplinary insights into the history of North
America's French communities. There are two permanent exhibits: The Settling of French America is a multimedia trip from France ...
The Musee d'Art Contemporain (Museum of Modern Art) was housed in the Palais des Beaux Arts for 10 years, and
in 1995 was transferred to the heart of the Cite Internationale. The museum has a large exhibition space spread ...
The museum opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Since then, the museum has been dedicated to modern
art (from the 1960s on). Its permanent exhibition, which is free entry, houses over 8000 works, among them you ...